Coming to Portland, September 6, 2014-The Color Run was founded in January of 2012 as an event to promote healthiness and happiness by bringing the community together to participate in the “Happiest 5k on the Planet”. The original paint race and created a completely new genre of running events that continues to grow exponentially. Now the single largest event series in the United States, The Color Run has exploded since the debut event. It's more than tripled in growth, hosting more than 170 events in 30+ countries in 2013.
What Is The Color Run?
Also known as The Happiest 5k on the Planet, they love chucking paint and making people smile. At more than 1,000,000+ Color Runners strong, The Color Run is on almost every single continent on EARTH!
Less about your 10-minute-mile and more about having the time of your life, The Color Run is a five-kilometer, un-timed race in which thousands of participants are doused from head to toe in different colors at each kilometer.
With only two rules, the idea is easy to follow:
Wear white at the starting line
Finish plastered in color!
The fun continues after Color Runners complete the race with an unforgettable Finish Festival. This larger than life party is equipped with music, dancing and massive color throws, which create millions of vivid color combinations. Trust us, this is the best post-5k party on the planet!
It's a unique paint race that celebrates healthiness, happiness and individuality. Making rainbows all over the world, come join sign up now for VIP pricing: http://www.thecolorrun.com/portland/2014-09-06/